Karen Pezzetti

Assistant Professor
Department of English
English Education

227 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-3449

Karen Pezzetti

ENG 304 International Children's Literature 
ENG 310 Teaching Writing: Secondary 
ENG 311 Teaching Literature to Adolescents
ENG 400 Language Arts for Teaching
ED 331 Methods and Strategies for Secondary Teaching

Research Interests
My research focuses on issues of social justice in English Education. My current project examines the ways that teachers' understandings of race and racism can impact their instructional practices.

Recent Publications
Pezzetti, K. 2017. “I’m not racist; my high school was diverse!” White preservice teachers employ diversity in the classroom.  Whiteness and Education.

B.A., UC Berkeley  
M.A., UC Berkeley
Ph.D., Temple University

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